Look to the goodness of nature to give you that missing bedroom spice! Before you start looking up the latest techniques, why not look to what may be hiding in your fridge or pantry.
Get your date night sorted with these delicious bedroom boosters!
This phallic fruit not only has a special kind of shape but can bring you the nutritional goodness necessary for optimal hormone health. In each banana, you'll find excellent doses of potassium, vitamin C, manganese, vitamin B6 and copper - all necessary for great energy in and out of the bedroom. Plus, banana contains a special enzyme, bromelain, which aids blood flow and a lagging libido. Lastly, tryptophan found in banana is said to assist serotonin production, helping you feel relaxed and happy, ready to let go of the day's stresses. Since anxiety and depression can get in the way of a healthy sex drive, make sure you stock up on these nutritional powerhouses today!
2. Red Chillies
Rely on red chillies to get you red hot in the bedroom! Containing the chemical called capsaicin, these little heat generators will help you enhance your romance. A little goes a long way - just a tiny amount can have your core temperature up (and perhaps ready to rip off your clothes!).
High in precious omega-3 fatty acids, helping not only your heart but your sex drive too! Promoting healthy blood flow, consuming enough omega-3 fatty acids can also help you get in the mood through influencing dopamine - the feel-good hormone that is also experienced in the brain during orgasm!
4. Dark Chocolate
The ultimate pain killer and mood support, dark chocolate (look for over 85% cacao) contains key compounds that will help you get in the mood. Supporting brain flow to the heart and the brain, you'll find yourself energised yet relaxed - the perfect combo for setting up your special date night!
Considered the 'food of the gods', cacao contains pleasure compounds that help you switch off and tune in to whats important - you and your loved one.
The classic aphrodisiac, how could we leave this one out? Cassanova was said to consume 60 oysters per day! Now, we're not saying you have to munch on oysters morning to night, but these mollusks contain a key factor in testosterone production: zinc. Rich in this important mineral, zinc will help you feel that testosterone-fuelled sex drive and also boosts dopamine! Ladies, you're not left out - though testosterone is commonly thought of as a male hormone, women also have this hormone in smaller amounts and plays a role in a healthy libido.
Though there aren't enough studies to make a complete conclusion, wine is said to help increase blood flow and also to help lubrication for women. Though we don't recommend downing the whole bottle, a glass or two can help you chill out and enjoy your experience more.
Trust a glass of red to help you unwind in the evening, and set the pace for a delicious date in the bedroom!
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